How does Vioxx work?

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How does Vioxx work?

How does Vioxx work?

Vioxx (Rofecoxib) is often referred to as a 'COX II inhibitor' and is one of the new non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) prescribed to decrease pain and inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis. Other NSAIDS are also prescribed but they come with warnings that they may cause digestive side effects such as ulcers, bleeds and perforations that can be serious. Vioxx was developed to be safer on the stomach than other NSAIDS.

   

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